Remote Learning Resources for Families

Google Chrome Extensions for Students with Special Needs
Help with text-to-speech, readability, comprehension and focus 

Supporting Teenagers and Young Adults During the Coronavirus Crisis

The Child Mind Institute provides tips for parents with older children at home.

COVID-19 Remote Learning Resources for K-12

The Charter Center has compiled a list of resources to support educators and families for scholars of every grade in K-12 education.

The Charter Center Resource Center

The Charter Center issues information and resources from DOE leadership and executive orders from New York State.

NYC Teen Remote Learning Support

Support for high school and teen learning, including mental health support.

Phone and Internet Providers

Various telephone and internet carriers are waiving late fees and not terminating services for unpaid bills.


Spectrum is providing free internet access to students. Call 1-844-488-8395.


Free remote support and training for assisting with learning for students with disabilities.

Department of Education Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting and support guide for students using Google Classroom.

Internet Provider Support

Various internet providers are offering 60 Days of free WiFi connectivity for households to support remote learning.

Multilingual Guides to Google Classroom

Helpful tutorials on how to use Google Classroom in Creole, Spanish and several other languages, as well as video guides.

NYC Department of Education Device Loan

The DOE is lending internet-enabled iPads to support remote learning for students. The DOE is offering devices for all students, whether or not they have internet access at home. Simply call 718-935-5100 and choose Option 5 on the menu.

How to Avoid Over-Eating While Working from Home

Tips on how to maintain a healthy diet and how to avoid stress eating while working and studying from home.

How to create a “workable school” at home

Tips to keep students engaged during remote learning.

PBS Parent Newsletter

This daily newsletter provides tips and tricks to keep students focused on remote-learning and activities for them to do at home.

Learning Amid Coronavirus: How ‘Regular School’ Parents Can Homeschool Their Kids

Practical tips for you and your child/children to navigate this phase and mitigate stress and tension.

Teaching kids at home due to coronavirus

Parents who homeschool children share their tips for success.

What to do with your kids when school closes

Learning activities from the Atlantic Monthly, including ways to keep kids busy when you need to work.

Schools are closing. Now what?

From the NYT’s parenting blogs, ideas to create structure to your day, to divide and conquer with other parents, and a reminder to get outside.

Google Classroom Support

Get support for using Google Classroom as students utilize the platform for remote-learning.

How to use Zoom

Learn how to use Zoom for online learning, working from home and video conferences.